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Stone age to cloud age

Back in the day when you needed a computer or a technical infrastructure you needed some money and you had to go and purchase actual computer equipment. With the wonders of the cloud technology it is possible to connect to … Continue reading

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Electronic system ESTA

National security is important, you don’t want to let sketchy people into your country. This is somewhat easy to determine for people applying for permanent visas. They have to provide a lot of information and the number of applicants are … Continue reading

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REST services – High tech easier than ever before

A few years ago I was doing some fooling around with creating my own RESTful services server. Restful services in Java Simple server example Simple client example Client and Server 360 Degree of restful server 360 Degree of Restful client … Continue reading

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REST services – the Node JS simple server

NodeJS has actually encapsulated all of the hard work. A simple server that will wait for HTTP GET statements. This simple server program has a lot of functionality. It is an example of three different endpoints that can be called. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi – fun with electronics

Internet of things devices are amazing. They are just really smart really tiny computers used in innovative ways. smart electric socket smart light bulbs doorbell camera video picture frames autonomous vacuum cleaner Amazon echo Sonos speakers Internet radios It is … Continue reading

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Hacking skills as determined by a politician

Words have meaning and it is a bit disturbing when you read an article or see a speech where they are being incorrectly used. The most recent example of this is how people use or refer to technology. When computers … Continue reading

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Voted off the island

I was frankly happy when the US presidential election was over. It was a long tiring process that took forever and once it was over it still wasn’t really over. Cries of “fake news” and “election fraud” were scary initially … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2020

It has been a pretty amazing year so far. We have seen presidential impeachment, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they are stepping down, Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash, Explosion in Beruit, A 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes the … Continue reading

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Payday loans or modern day loansharking

I never thought about the sources of spam nor the types of spam until I started this blog. I must not have this site configured very well as I receive spam daily. I have tried to set things up to … Continue reading

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Artificially Intelligent or Creepy

I guess it happened a few years ago when I became a bit more cognizant that those helpful computers were a bit smarter than they first seemed. Perhaps smarter isn’t the right term, perhaps intrusive. The exact incident was when … Continue reading

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